Sep 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
of the united states. [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: the former president commanded the crowd. speaking for 48 minutes. making the case obama has a better path forward for the next four yearsful he countered gop criticism that voters aren't better off now than four years ago. >> no president, not me, not any of my predecessors, no one could have fully repaired all the damage that he found in just four years. [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: clinton praised obama for reforming health care and saving the auto industry. and the former president delivered a clear distinction of what this race comes down to -- >> if you want a winner take all, you're on your own society, you should support the republican ticket. but if you want a country of shared opportunities and shared responsibility, we're all in this together society, you should vote for barack obama and joe biden. >> reporter: the evening started off with dissension when delegates were voting on the party's platform. good and jerusalem were left out of the discourse that were later included. eventually taking three votes to pass.
Sep 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
of the united states. you have to show some respect. >> it's a good comical items and that's all it is. it doesn't pick one political candidate over another. >> the store owner has said that the romney bop has not been made because they have not had calls for them. we posted this on the facebook page and received a dozen responses. we want to know what you think because we he were chatting about this in the newsroom this morning. >> yeah. the appropriateness of how we go after our political candidates and elected officials. they open themselves up to levels of criticism but is this going too far? let us know what you think at the abc2 news facebook site. >> how happy are your-- >>> how happy that the kids are back in school? >> our video clip of the day. a mom so excited she couldn't hide it. and you will see it coming up in few. [ harry umlaut ] here we go. [ sally umlaut ] what? the five stages of muller. ah yes... stage one: suspicion. "it's a yogurt, how good can it be?" stage two: revision. "actually, this ain't bad." stage three: surprise! "look at this cool cornery thing! i love this stuf
Sep 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
, some startling news on obesity in the united states. are children may be the first in american history to live shorter lives than their parents. they're saying that's because of 33% of children are considered obese and that number is only expected to rise. so parents might be wondering, what can i do? well,, perts say -- experts say make sure your child is getting plenty of exercise and pack healthy lunches and snacks as well when they're going to school. you should also introduce them to nutritious foods at a young age because it's easier if you start them off earlier. >>> you may have to pay the price for being overweight even when you're dead. get this. in the northwestern casket company in minnesota, they say that more than half of the coffins they sell are considered oversized. the biggest one is a metal casket. it's 55 inches wide, that can hold a body weighing 1,000 pounds. >> we sell a casket to meet the population. and as a population gets larger, our caskets get larger. >> so he says when caskets with more than 30 inches wide they require special oversized vaults and in some